American basketball player LeBron James has surpassed the score of Kareem Abdul-Jabbar to be the NBA’s (National Basketball Association) leading scorer.
On Monday night, LeBron James set a new record in the NBA breaking the record of Kareem Abdul-Jabbar’s record for the most total minutes played in a single season.
During the first quarter of the Los Angeles Laker’s game against the Philadelphia 76ers, LeBron achieved this milestone raising his total minutes played to 66,298. The previous record of Kareem Abdul Jabbar was 66,297 which included both regular-season and post-season games.
This achievement adds to the records list of the NBA showing his incredible determination and impact on the basketball world. In his 20th season, he has continued to make history securing his place as one of the greatest players in league history.
Notably, LeBron already broke Abdul Jabbar’s all-time NBA scoring record last season becoming the first player to reach 39000 career points.
Abdul Jabbar still maintains the NBA record with 15,837 field goals while LeBron has surpassed him in scoring. However, the statistics of Abdul Jabbar continue to show his importance in the basketball game. Abdul has played for the Milwaukee Bucks and the Los Angeles.
LeBron James also holds the playoff record for most field goals with 2,872 scores which shows his ability to produce at an elite level throughout the postseason games.
Furthermore, LeBron is fourth on the NBA’s all-time assist list after Chris Paul, Jason Kidd, and the record holder, John Stockton who had 15,806 assists in his career. According to the recent record, LeBron James has surpassed the leading scorer Abdul-Jabbar to be the NBA’s leading scorer for the second time.
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